Leander J. McCormick Observatory
Leander J. McCormick Observatory, 600 McCormick Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22904
The McCormick Observatory is open on the first and third Friday night of each month for about 2 hours. 1st and 3rd Fridays, 9:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m., Apr.- Oct.; 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., Nov.-Mar.
Groups (school children, church groups, etc.) should call to schedule a visit at McCormick. All faculty and graduate students participate through a rotating schedule.
Online Exhibits include History of the Observatory and the Virtual Hall of Precision Astrometry. Past Exhibits include TECHNOBOT 2000 and Under Southern Skies: Aboriginal and Western Scientific Perspectives of the Australian Night Sky.
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